Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Cable co. uses BitTorrent to distribute content

Check this out. And US entertainment lobbyists wanted to ban peer-to-peer technologies because they might induce piracy.

Every new technology is the end of the entertainment industry as we know it--until the entertainment industry finds a way to capitalize on it. Previous end-of-the-world technologies that were assailed by media companies include the player piano, the radio, and the VCR. Why do people forget this when talking about the internet?


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